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Restless giant : the United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore

Author: James T Patterson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Oxford history of the United States.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Patterson's Bancroft Prize-winning Grand Expectations, the penultimate volume in the Oxford History of the United States, was hailed by The New York Times as ""a spirited, sprawling narrative of American life"" and by The Wall Street Journal as ""a tour de force."" Now, in the finalchronological volume of this acclaimed series, Patterson again offers an authoritative and vibrant history of a turbulent period  Read more...
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Patterson, James T.
Restless giant.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005016711
(OCoLC)60715042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James T Patterson
ISBN: 9780199727193 0199727198 142373372X 9781423733720 9780195122169 019512216X
OCLC Number: 62276531
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (History) 2005
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 448 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: The troubled 1970's --
Sex, families, stagflation --
The political world of the mid-1970s --
Carter, Reagan, and the rise of the right --
"Morning again in America" --
America and the world in the 1980's --
Bush 41 --
"Culture wars" and "decline" in the 1990's --
Immigration, multiculturalism, race --
Political wars of the early Clinton years --
Prosperity, partisanship, terrorism --
Impeachment and electoral crisis, 1998-2000.
Series Title: Oxford history of the United States.
Other Titles: United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore
Responsibility: James T. Patterson.

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Restless Giant is a magisterial interpretation of American history between 1974, when the Watergate crisis imperiled the nation, and November 2000, when the bitterly contested presidential election  Read more...

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